Noun(1) an athlete who participates in the Olympic games(2) a classical Greek god after the overthrow of the Titans
Adjective(1) of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants(2) of or pertaining to the greater gods of ancient Greece whose abode was Mount Olympus(3) majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters(4) far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
(1) It was just like my paintings: convex, present, just like those Olympian gymnasts.(2) As usual, Oliver is Olympian , measured, full of historical references, lovely style.(3) Ordinarily, of course, like every professional opinion-peddler, I approach all issues from a perspective of utter Olympian detachment.(4) He, an Olympian himself, initially supported Australia sending a team, but later, shifted from that position.(5) Greek Artemis, when she ‘fled to Egypt’ along with the rest of the Olympians , assumed the features of the cat-headed Bast.(6) Although the police received many complaints of fraud in the run-up to the election, their ‘attitude… could at the kindest be described as one of Olympian detachment’.(7) Rather than go down in honor, this half-god Prometheus, in order to avoid further violence, had chosen to desert over to the Olympian forces.(8) After a low-key arrival at the Johannesburg International Airport, the Olympians were loaded onto a convoy of buses for a ticker-tape parade through Greater Johannesburg Metro.(9) The mother of the Olympian said she was very proud of Gabriel.(10) They survived the war between the Titans and the Olympians and became servants of Zeus.(11) The Greeks could hold I think, opposite things together, usually at one end of their temples there was a statue of great Olympian calm, at the other of dark carnal struggle.(12) The peplos of ritual is the aegis of myth, Athena's impenetrable armour won in the battle of the Giants, those older, monstrous forces of chaos who threatened the orderly and just government of the Olympian gods.(13) What's surprising is how often judges - including many with Olympian reputations - have sounded off about legal questions and controversies.(14) Who has thought to listen to the heart and mind of the Kore's Father, Zeus King of the Olympians ?(15) In ‘The Inside Edge’, the Olympians pass on their best training, nutritional and motivational tips.(16) But, outside that charmed circle, we might observe that, although Wolfe speaks from an Olympian distance, it is hard to think of this as a mature view of the world.